Playing with Fire Dinner SeriesFeaturing Chef Ronnie Schwandt & Green Flash Brewing Co.September 12, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Chef Ronnie Schwandt from Blue Bridge Hospitality will show off his talents during a collaborative dinner with The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ venerable Executive Chef Kelli Crosson. Hosted on The Grill’s patio overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course, every event includes selections of various proteins and seasonal sides cooked over a wood-burning fire. Guests will also enjoy pours from this event's featured local brewery Green Flash Brewing Co.
$95 per person (+ tax)
About Chef Ronnie Schwandt
With a desire to showcase his commitment to seasonal, local, and sustainable ingredients, Chef Ronnie Schwandt is thrilled to return to the Blue Bridge Hospitality team. The native San Diegan, who attended The San Diego Culinary Institute, began his training at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar and spent several years cooking in Coronado where he started as a sous chef at Leroy’s Kitchen and Lounge. His decade of hard work with Blue Bridge Hospitality Group eventually led him to earn the title of Executive Chef of both Maretalia Restaurant and Leroy’s. Most recently, Schwandt worked at Verbena Kitchen and the Trust Restaurant Group before that. Schwandt draws inspiration from family and his mentors, Tim Kolanko (Urban Restaurant Group’s Executive Chef) and Gregory Chavez (Wine Vault + Bistro).